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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 19, 1938
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1-1-.w IRACK SQUAD L i: B.AJMM51\m«M% MEH PICKED Cinder Men Get First Test Saturday at Relay Jamboree ACADEMY BALL CLUB IS NAMED Coaches Findley and Rldenour ol the Algona high school will find out what kind of a track team they can expect, when 'the Bulldogs go into their first competition this season Saturday, at the Cherokee relays. The squad which will make the trip was announced Monday by Iftndley. • Squad members are Junior Long Donald Willasson, Bob Muckey (captain), Wayne Douglass, Wagner, Ted Jordan, Jack Long, Kenneth Lynk, Joe McNelll, John Kohlhaas, Howard Sarchett. Ellsworth Brandow, Lloyd Spear, Clarence Devine, Raymond Lund, Ed Schmiel and Raymond Stevens. Individual entries have been announced as follows: Javelin—Bob Muckey, Joe McNeil and John Kohlhaas. High jump—Muckey and Willas- sort. • , Broad jump—Junior Long, Wayne tKraglaa and Bob Muckey. 100 yard dash—Junior Long, Donald Wlllasson and Wayne Douglas. I, put--Junior Long and Don- WlUaason. relay teams will be selected frOB outstanding squad members Who will be clockea against time thts week in the final practice session before going to Cherokee. ACADEMY BASEBALL TEAM OPENS PLAY FRIDAY "With high hopes for a strong team, the St. Cecelia Academy baseball nine will take on its first opponent of the season, playing Em- jnetsburg Academy. Father Ahman, with the entire lineup which won seven out of ten games last fall, has reason to hope for bright results. He has captain Jim Watts and Leonard Selp- man a* hurlers, and Rodney Gilbride behind the plate. Other* in the lineup are Martin Etochen, first; Bill Watts, second; Vemon Nelson, shortstop; Qulnten Dodds, left field; Ed Klein, center; nnd Don Kajewski, right field. 'The complete schedule follows: April 22, Emmetaburg, there. April 24, Corpus Christl (Ft. D.), there. April 29. Emmetsburg, here. May 3, Corpus Christ!, here. May 6, Wesley, here. May 10, Bancroft, here. : xfiajr 19, Whittemore, here. ?, May 16. Bancroft there. .ifflV •„ S^tn thfre there. . &lgona Upper JHome* Established 1865 ALUONA, IOWA, i APlYfL Eight Pages VOL. .'17.- NO. Hi $160,000, FARMERS' CHECKS ARRIVE Jail Driver After Bridge Crash on Saturday Night LIES INJURED IN HEU), HOUR AND HALf, UNNOTICED Henry Tjarks, 20, Falls While Discing, Badly Hurt, Bruised Wesley: Henry Tjarks, 20 year ok! farm youth, is in critical condition as the result of an accident Wednesday afternoon in which he suffered a broken right leg and other injuries. Tjarks was discing on the farm Held of his father northeast of Wes- ey when he slipped and was caught the disc. He managed to quiet the team of colts pulling the disc but his cries for help were not ticard until an hour and a half lat- in when a brother heard him and cscued him. The youth Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Claus Tjarks. Tjarks will be laid up for two or hree months to allow full recuperation. We«t Bend: Mr*. Herman Harm* escaped serious Injury, Tuesday o last week, when her car was struc' broadside In the evening, by a ca owned and driven by a Nebrask man. The Nebraska people wer not hurt. Mrs. Harms was driving west, u the corner by the Apostolic church The other machine coming fron the south did not stop for the sign and struck the Harms machine. The cars were both insured an Mrs. Harms would not let the driv er of the other machine leave untl the damage was all paid for. The cars .were brought to • garage in West Bend, where repairs were made, and the Nebraska couple went on their way, Thursday. Courthouse Pin Team Battling For 1938 Title The Courthouse Bomberc blastec their way into the number one posi lion in the city bowling league, on the Barry alleys, last week, displacing the Skelly maple topplers by a slim margin. The Courthouse gang has been at or near the top most of the way but slipped a trifle a few weeks ago, but are now back in the running stronger than ever. League standings as of Monday: W L Pet 46 29 .613 45 30 .600 31 31 40 35 40 35 41 44 44 .593 .593 .533 .533 .453 .453 .360 .307 Team Courthouse Skelly Titonka Irvington Wesley Phillips Flowers 34 Burt .34 41 Jr. C. C 27 48 LuVerne 23 52 The revised schedule will be concluded on April 22, this coming Friday, unlea* there are postponed matches to be played, and games this week will tell the championship story. Rites For Former Soldier Are Held Wesley: Funeral services for Edward Monson, 47, who passed away very suddenly lost week, were held Thursday afternoon at the Meth- odt*t church, here, with Rev. Arthur Bottom in charge. The American Legion post of Wesley arranged for and conducted part of the services, as a fitting tribute to an ex-soldier. Mrs. Anna Dow of Sioux Fails, i, D., a *1»ter of the deceased, was ffto bo here for the services, and r church was filled with friends \ relative* who came to pay their ' to one whom they held Leo Bleich, Wesley, Burned on Hands Wciley: Leo Bleich had the mis- fortwu U*t w«ek Tuesday to badly burn both hand* a* a renuit of tJu ignition ol a motor which he we* cleaning in hi* garage with ga*oUa«. The burn* are mostly confined to the space between the flngwc* and the fleshy part of the MJa> ot hi* band* with second de- gmlmriw on hi* little anger*. ACADEMY CLASS REHEARSING FOR 3 ACT COMEDY "Climbing Roses", A Mirthquake on the S^age |*q* April29 acadetny ha* *el*at«d the throe-ac obhtedy, "Climbing Roses" a* the class play. The cast has been nam ed and rehearsals are well undci way. The enthusiasm and the zea of the young actors linked with the peppy spirit of the play promises a two hour mirthqunke for th audience. The play centers around the warm-hearted noble Rose family which consists of big-hearted Mag gle Rose, her crude husband Jim Rose, whose efforts to effect an en trance into high society will convulse any audience. Their dynamic daughter, Peggy Rose, a common little rosebud, Jack Archer, Amcr lea's foremost author, Priscilla Prentice, an unpicked dandelion and the three Price Rudolphs do much toward working up a hilarious climax well worth waiting for. Many other characters do their part in whirling the audience along from the one side-splitting scene to another. The young seniors chosen to pres ent this high class comedy to you are: Eileen Aman, Jean Kinsey, Mary Bliley, Mary G. McEvoy, Alice Mahoney, Florence Thllge.s, Irma Dee Hargreaves, William Bestenlehner, Joseph Hargerty. Albert Lichter, Kelsey Dunn. John Lee Holtzbauer, Rodney Gilbride, Leonard Seipmann, James McEnroe, John McEvoy, Quinten Dodil.i. The tentative date selected for the production is April 29. Watch for a possible change of date. School Bus Tips; 4 Are Cut. Bruised Swea City: The Harry Fish school bus upset with 15 school children, one and one half miles southeast of Swea City, near the Ed Rohlln place, |a*t Thursday p. m. There were no serious Injuries to the children, most fortunately* Four of them were brought bach to town for treatment aa • result of being cut and bruised. The bus Is said to be badly damaged. FOR MRS. LICHTER WHO DIED SUNDAY Sons Will Act as Pallbearers; County Resident Since 1902 Mrs. Henry Lichter, a resident of Kossuth county since 1902, passed away in Algona, Sunday morning to end a life of useful and loveabje kindness. She was 60 years of age. Funeral services for Mrs. Lichter will be held Wednesday morning at 9 a. m. at St. Cecelia's Catholic church, with Father Ahman reading the mass. Burial will be in Calvary cemetery. Mrs. Lichter has been in somewhat falling health for the past Ed Hinz Facing Charge of Drunken Driving As Aftermath Ed Hlnz, farm ha^id working near Algona, is being held in the county jail on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. His arrest resulted after an automobile crash about midnight. Saturday, at the first bridge south of Algona on highway 169. Despite the fact that the car Hinz was driving was badly damaged, he himself was not hurt. On Wrong Side Raymond Herrick, driver of the second machine, said he noticed the Hlnz car coming toward the approach of the bridge, but on the wrong side of the pavement. He manged to maneuver his own machine ao that the two cars sideswipped instead of having a head-on collision. The Hinz car rebounded from the sideswipe and crashed into the steel bridge girders, which crushed the machine considerably. But Hinz crawled out of the car without any Injuries. Herrick was also uninjured. Each driver was alone. Find Liquor Bottle Sheriff Casey Loss and Deputy Art Cogley went to' the scene of the accident immediately. Sheriff Loss said there was a partly full bottle of liquor in the car, and that it was later discovered that Hin? had no drivers' license. County Attorney L. A. Wlnkei planned on taking Hinz to enter a plea of guilty to the charge some time within the next 24 hours, he stated. There were no other week end accidents reported to the sheriff's office here. TWO AUTOMATIC R. R. CROSSING SIGNALS SLATED Highway Commission tells Safety Council, Burt, Al gona Assured Signals Word from the Iowa State Safety Council definitely states that two automatic dangerous railroad crossings will be protected In the near future by automatic warning signals. The Iowa state highway commission states that the C. & N. W. crossing on highway 169, north of Burt, which has claimed six lives in a year and a half. Is Included on the list of proposed crossings to be protected by automatic signal equipment. They also advise that they have included a proposed signal at the crossing of the Milwaukee railroad on city route No. 18 In Algona, at the Milwaukee station. The new signals, if plans go through, should serve to adequately protect both of these crossings, the first one which seems to be so clear, yet hns such fatal accidents, and the second one which is seemingly dangerous as all views are obstructed and still which so far has haJ a pretty clear record. Courtesy Cards to Be Drivers' Reward A new wrinkle in promoting highway safety and courtesy has been innounced by the Iowa State Safety Council. Members of the council may procure Courtesy cards from O. S. Fteiley, local secretary, and when hey see acts of courtesy on the lighway, he may fill out the card and send it to the state council, which will in turn send the owner of the car a small congratulatory card. Chief purpose is to further the cause of careful and courteous driv- ng, and reward drivers for being . Mr. Reiley spoke on "Highway Safety," Monthly eyening, at the i Wesley P. T. A. meeting. the Catholic church. On February 18, 1900, she wa married to Henry Lichter. Hei maiden name was Anna Maria Drill ing. The couple moved from St Lucas to St. Benedict In 1902, where they farmed for ten years, when they moved to Algona, and the fam ily has since made its home here Surviving beside Mr. Lichter art eight sons nnd three daughters, Leo Ed, Walter, George. Joe, Al am: Lcomi, nil nt home, Mrs. John Ludwig of St. Benedict, Dr. M. O. Lichter of Burt. Anthony of Burt nnd Margaret of Fort Dodge. Six sisters and two brothers also survive. They are Mrs. A. C. Schlichter of Waucoma, la., Georg< Drilling of Waucoma, Mrs. John Bodensteiner, Osage, Iowa; John Drilling of Waucoma; Mrs. Wm. Lusson, St. Lucas; Mrs. Joe Bodensteiner, Ossian, Iowa; Mrs. Gco. Wichman, Moore, Montana; and Mrs. Henry Winter of Rudolph, Wis. Two brothers preceded her in death. She is also survived by three grandsons. Her sons will act as pallbearers at the funeral. Metille Boy Gets Bad Scalp Wound Irvington: Little Jo-Jo Metille, young three year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Metille, was the victim of u very serious scalp wound last Friday morning as he was playing on u pile of cubs. In some manner he fell on a scoop shovel and jut a deep gash in his forehead diagonal just above his eyes, cut- ing the flesh to the bone. It was lecessary to insert three clamp..; to •lose the wound. He also received other minor bruises. Algonians' Friends The death of Virginia and Victoria Urbatch of Swaiedale came as a shock to a number of Algonlans who had become acquainted with the girls at Iowa State College anc Clear Lake where the girls spent their .summers. They were close friends of Esther Pratt, and lived on the same floor she did while attending Iowa State College a year ago. Esther and Bernice Stock visited the girls last summer. They were guests nt the Stpck home about ten years ago. Bernice and •in older Urbatch girl, who now lives in Hawaii, were students at Grinnell at the same time. Silver Dollar Day Algona, Next Week The Silver Dollar will be kin* in AJyona, Thursday, April 88th. Aigona merchant* are cooperating in a gigantic, ana-<Uy •ate* event, to be known ** Silver Dollar Day, and local »tor<* will cooperate in bringing to the public hundred* of bargain* in every line of merchandising. Special preparation* are being nude W have a good supply of silver douaxtt on hand and th« •tores will have them to paw out In change. Hue dollar* will b# brand new one*, brought to Algona directly from the mint at Denver. Chet William* I* fhairtnan of the fionimlttff which i* plan- ing tiM event for the Chamber of Commerce. Fenton Club Met At Votteler Home Fenton: Mrs. Ernest Votteler ind Mrs. Mary Smith were joint hostesses to the Fenton Woman's lub last week Tuesday afternoon at the Votteler home. An interest- ng roll call, "Unusual Habits of VVildlifln", was answered by 18 members. Election of officers was held with Mrs. Merle Meyers el- eted president; Mrs. Marguerite ^aage, vice president; Mrs. Mary mith, secretary; Mrs. Jessie New- I, treasurer; and Mrs. Emma Light, listorian. "Conservation of Wildlife" was the theme of the program, with Mrs. E. K. Johnson and Mrs. Eva Boettcher as leaders. Interesting reports on the topic were given by both ladies. An attractive Easier luncheon was served by the hosiess- es at the close of the meeting. Titonka Couple Wed 64 Years, April 11 Mr. and Mrs. John Alke of Titonka celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary, Monday of last week, M their bom* southeast of Titonka. The Alkes were married in Germany, and later migrated, to th« United States. They have three children Jennie and Will, with whom they make th*ir home and George, who live* a mil* from hU parent*. Mr*. Alke U 91 y«ur* old. and Mr. Alke is 88, and both are in good health. Plenty of Room In C. M. T. C. For Summer Vacation Advance notice is given of the Citizens' Military Training Camps at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, July 1* .o August 12, and at Fort Crook. Nebraska, July 19 to August 17, 1938, by P. A. Danson, Algona, re- erve officer and county chairman. Many features of these camps ap- leul to the imagination. Young nen, who attend, get quite a little lard work balanced with much fun under kind discipline and have va.l uable training. The government s all bills, including free luun dry service. The camps are clear ind hygienic. Those who are interested shoulc see the C. M. T. C. Officer, 121 Old Federal Building, Des Moines, Iowa phone 4-9524, or contact Mr. Danson, the chairman in your own particular county. Early applicants have choiro ol service. Therefore, you are urged to submit your application at the earliest possible date. 3 COURT CASES UP; TWO FINED, THIRD TO JAIL Bootlegging, Drunken Driving and Maintaining Nuisance Cases Heard bootlegging, with an alternative oi 90 days In jail. Taylor, a farm hand wording near Sexton, had two liquor books and was charged with buying as much liquor as possible on his two books, and then reselling It. Sheriff Casey Loss and Deputy Art Cogley made the arrest. DRIVER FINED $300 HERE Theodore Spencer, Iowa FiUl.s, was fined $300 or an alternative of 90 days in jail, by Judge Hcald, Thursday, in a fast action climax to a case that occurred the preceding day. He was charged with driving motor vehicle while intoxicated. Appeal bond was set at $500. New Band Shell, Improvement of Algona City Park Being Planned Development of the Algona city park and erection of n now band shell nt a site to be selected nenr the swimming pool, seemed nss\u- ed here this week, following n mert- ing held Inst Thursday evening of various interested groups. The city council has already .-ip- propriatrd $900 for the band 'shell, and it is believed that a WPA project can be worked out, so that additional work and improvement of the city park cnn be done. Walter R. French, an engineer from the state planning board, was expected here today, to go over the ground nnd outline the procedure for going after the WPA setup In connection with the worU. A. E. Michel, former Algona mun, nnd now deputy administrator for Iowa of the WPA, was Instrumental In sending Mr. French here. At the meeting In the band room last Thursday, the entire city coun- cil, the park board, nnd the music committee nnd city planning committee of the Chamber of Commerce and band members were present. It was originally planned to erect the band shell on the Bryint school grounds, but after some discussion it wns decided the city park might In the long run be a better spot. Mr. Boevers of Mason City, n district WPA engineer, wns nt the meeting last week, and stated he believed Algonn could make nn even more beautiful pnrk under the plans as outlined. Under the rough and incompletcd outline ns worked out by the various groups, the roads In the park would be made available. Inndscnp- Ing would be done, and seats built for folks to enjoy during the concerts. The park has 13 acres In all. New $10,000 Home of Wm. C. Dau One of Most Modernistic, Convenient in City Pupil of Algona Teacher Wins Honor Ethel McFadden of Algona, formerly a teacher in the Bancroft and Swea City schools, had the honor of being the teacher of the young lady who won the Clay county spelling championship, and as such will compete in the state meet at Dea Moines. April 23. Pictures of the Algona woman, with her pupil were carried ir both Spencer papers. Miss McFadden is teaching the eighth grade of the Cornell consolidated school. Swea Legion Plans Special Event Soon Swea City: At the regular meeting of the American Legion last night, plans for the Legion Day were under way, and the idea at a modernized old fashioned Field meet versus the customary carnival was discussed pro and con. Week's Weather The week's weather follows: Date High Low Prec. April 11 61 April 12 71. April 13 79 April 14 74 April 15 66 April 16 82 April 17 74 39 37 47 59 51 56 51 .05 .60 .11 HAL'ENSTEIN CHOOSES A YEAR IN JAIL Elmer Hauenstein, who has been onnected with the operation of n filling station on highway 169, south of Algona, at the Irvington corner, was given his choice of a $1,000 line or a year in the county jail, Thursday, by Judge Heald in district court, and chose jail. He was; charged with maintaining a liquor nuisance. Sheriff Casey Loss and Deputy Art Cogley have been work- ng on the case for some time. Sheriff Loss said numerous com- iluints had been received about the filling station prior to development of this case. Officers found two cars in a gravel pit near the station, arrested the occupants, then got search warrants and went back to the station. Shown here nre nn exterior and Interior views of the new $10,000 home of Wm. C. Dau, on south Dodge street, completed several months ago. Above the new homes' exterior, j»f ,Jlgh.t .toff The side view is that of the dining room, which is round, with a table built by Mr. Dau to fit the design of the room. The house has ten closets In addition to seven rooms and bath. There is also a recreation room in the basement, nn the walls of which designs were thrown from a slercopticon slide machine, then traced from the reflection, and finally painted in from tin- outline. The Dan children, in fact, used the room as a roller skating rinU during the winter. Cuts from DPS Moines Register. 100 PAYMENTS FOR '37 GO TO MEN THIS WEEK Will Take Checks To Each Section of County Starting Today With the arrival of about 800 checks, yesterday, the farmers of Kossuth county will this week receive approximately $160.000 in return for participation In the soil conservation program, last year. County Chairman Bob Loss has released the schedule for distribution of the checks as follows: BANCROFT—Wednesday afternoon, April 20, 1 to 8 p. nt. LEDYARD—Thursday morning, April 21, 8 n. m. to noon. FENTON—Thursday afternoon, April 21. 1 to 5 p. m. HURT— Friday morning April 32, 8 a. m. to noon. WESLEY—Friday afternoon. April 22, 1 to 5 p. m. AIX1ONA—All day Saturday, April 23. 8 a. m. to 5 p. m. TITONKA—Saturday evening, April 23, 7 p. m. to 9 p. m. No checks will be delivered nt any other time or place, prior to the above noted dates, Clarence Janvrin, statistician points out, as the checks will all be at the above mentioned places at the times shown. However, after the series of above meetings for distribution of the checks, they will then be at the county office in Algona. With the distribution of theso checks, county officials of thu program say that 95 per cent of the participating farmers In the 1937 program will have been paid up. INDIVIDUAL ACREAGE ALLOTMENTS NEARLY READY G. D. Welhousen and O. L. There- son, members of the county committee, state that individual acreage allotments for the 1938 season are now being prepared, and 'will be mailed to every farmer In Koi- »uth coupty,within another week. 5 After-Easter Licenses to Marry Easier brought a rush of applicants for marriage licenses to the Kossuth clerk of court's office here. Licenses were granted as follows- Orville Wilkinson, Dows, and Bernetta Kelch, Corwith, April 18. Jos. Krebsbach, Swea City, and Leona Wesselman, Bancroft, April 18. Otha Wm. Cook, Churchville, Va.. and Irene Anna Norris, Fenton, April 16. Adam Wilhelmi, Bancroft, and Laila Reece, Elmore, April 16. Leslie Whipple, Fort Dodge, and Alma Duckett, April 16. Ray Stone Host To' Rural Mail Carrier LuVenip: The Kossuth count, rural carriers' association met u the Ray Stone home, Tuesday eve nins of last week. After the business meeting. Join Wheelock of the Algona pustoffic gave a talk on the Hir mail anil it development. Until Lichty sang a solo. A tahl each of bridge, live hundred an monopoly provided the concluilim entertainment. Clarence Mawdsley Erecting New Barn Irv.iigton With the approach o warm weather, .sever;.1 farmers ur. doing repair work and erecting nev buildings. The frame work on III' Schepprnan house is nuw up am one can cimctivi- what the linishfi house will be like. Kdward Mawd .".ley repaired an old barn niakinj it into a machine .shed while Clnr enee Mawdsley is building u nev • •.•title iiPfl hay barn on his Ht Benedict farm. This structure wil be 36 by 50 feet with a cemeni floor through the entire burn. Britt Rotarians Are Local Guests L. J. Dickinson, local Rotarian. and u candidate for the U. S. Senate on the republican ticket from this state, addressed members of the Rotary club, Monday noon. Special interest was added to the occasion because of the fact that the newly organized Britt Rotury club members were over as guests. Mr. Dickinson, speaking informally on the subject of American policy, declared that he had his viewpoints, and others held contrary ones, but that only by expressing the views and thinking ibout them, could we possibly hope .o master the governmental prob- ems of the day. On Press Program Harold Clark of the Bancroft Register, and Ralph Anderson of the Ringsted Dispatch, will be two of the speakers this Friday and Saturday at the annual meeting of the Iowa Frew Association. LuVerne Conservation Unit Is Organized LuVerne: Organization of a Lu- Verne unit of the Kossuth Conyen- aiton League was accomplished Thursday evening of last week, following a'meeting at which some 50 interested men were present. The meeting wab held in the school gymnasium. Joe Lowe, Algona attorney, and one of the foremost leaders in conservation v^rk in the state, was present and spoke. C. B. Huff was chosen as pre^icl- ent. Ed Dehnert us vice president and Lyell Miller was named secretary nnd treasurer. A number of men from Algona and Humboldt were also present and assisted in organization of the new unit. Algona K.C.'s Will Take Class, May 1 The Algona Knights of Columbus will take in a large class oi new members, Sunday. May 1, C. H. Ost- winkle, grand knight, announces. First and second degress will be exemplified by the Ernmetsburg team, in charge of L. D. Brennon. The third degree wijl be in charge of John Cretzmeyer, coach of Columbia college, Dubuque, a brother of Dr. CreUmeyer of Algona. Following the ceremonies a banquet will l-e served in thfc Academy hall by the ladle*. HOGS Best light butch., HO-160 Best light butch., 160-180 Best light butch., 1KO-220 iiest light butch., 220-250 Med. heavy, 250-270 Med. heavy, 270-290 Mcd. heavy, 290^25 Butchers, 325-:i50 Butchers, 350-400 1'iu-king sows. 275-350 Tacking sows, .'15FMOO Packing sows, 400500 ( ATTI.r; I'.inners and miter-Veal calves Slock .sleers Fat yearlings Fut steers Hulls Fut cows (.HA1N 3 mixed corn ,'i white corn 3 yellow corn No. 2 white oats Barley, No. 3 EGGS Hennerys No. 1 No. 2 Cash cream No. 1 No. 2 Sweet I'Ol I.TRV Hens, over 5 Ibs. Hens, 4 to 5 ibs. Hens, under 4 Ibs ...... Leghorn hens Cocks, under 4'v Cocks, over 4'i Geese, live Ducks, live Markets subject to chang lime of publication. No. No. No. $7.25-7.50 7.50-7.75 8.00-8.15 8.05 . 7.90 . 7.80 7.70 7.60 7 50 7.20 7.0(1 . fj.WJ ••I'.75-3.75 5 00-7 5o 5.00-7.00 li,50-7.00 ti. 50-7.00 4.50-5.5!) 4.00-5.00 .? U .45 26.- 24c- 27c 14.- lie lie lOc e by the production records have to be checlr- ed, and the allotments figured out, ( one can see what a tremendous job ' there Is to do before any program can even get under way. Former Swea-Eagle Twp. Resident Dies Swea-Englo: Relatives received word of the death of Mrs. Carrie Hide didy of Hc<| Wing, Minn., April 7. She was 71 yearn of age. Hi-fore. IK i mnrrlagp she wan (,'nr- ili 1 Hale, her parents being former rc.iidi-nt.s of Hwea township. Sho is survived by her husband and three sons. The Caclys have lived for many years near Red Wiiifr, where they owned a fine dairy farm. She Is a lousin of Mrs. Hugbert Olson, Eva Van Alstine, Louis.i ISerggren and Norman Anderson. Mexican Fined $1 On Traffic Charge Stanley S. Sotelo, Mexican from near Elmore, Minn., was* fined $1 find costs in Justice i 1 . A. Hansons' court, Saturday, on u charge of drawing a vehicle behind a motor vehicle without a tail light The defendant had a family of about ten children, and w:(s evidently unaware that he WHS breaking the law. Going to Estherville Between 50 and 75 RoUtrians and their wives from Algona are; planning on going to Kstherville, Thursday evening, to help install a. new Rotary chapter. Ralph Miller is ihairmun cf the committee planning the local participation in tho ceremonies. Iowa Centennial Emblem Displayed Semon A Candidate For Clerk of Court Alfred Semon of Whittemore will be a candidate for the office of ouuty clerk of court on the deni- icratic ticket, it was announced ast week. Semon will oppose Kathrine McEvuy, incumbent. F. L. Thorpe of Algona has un- lOUiiced for the olfice us a repub- ican candidate. Otherwise there were -10 new aiididates made public in the past our days. Fire Sale Ends Ben Peters, who has been in hiirgt of the Chrisltjnsen Bros, -o., fire sale for the Western Trad- ng Co., of Minneapolis, plans to eave Algoua Wednesday morning. •Jie Will take with him whatever emains of the block. Shown above is the official insignia for the luwa Territuciul Centennial, which is being observed this yeur throughout the state. Many communities are planning celebrations of their own, and the 1«38 Iowa State Fair will be built around the Centennial theme. In Kusaulh county, the Centennial will be especially observed at the Fourth of July celebration at the fairgrounds, when it is hoped to present a centennial pageant. Harvey Ingham. former Algona editor, arid now editor of The Des Moines Register, will bf the featured speaker. In Algona, the event will ul»o be celebrated some lime in August, when a special two-day program of events will be offered.

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